Musicians Who Died on September 10

  • 1607 Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Italian composer and organist, at about 63 [birth date unconfirmed]
  • 1680 Baldassare Ferri, Italian castrato singer, dies at 69
  • 1680 Marco Uccellini, Italian composer and violinist, dies (b. 1603)
  • 1831 George Guest, English organist and composer, dies at 60
  • 1845 Karl August von Lichtenstein, German composer, dies at 78
  • 1858 Henry Wellington Greatorex, English American composer (Gloria Patri), dies at 44
  • 1867 Simon Sechter, Austrian composer and music theorist, dies at 78
  • 1868 Franz Anton Adam Stockhausen, German composer and harpist, dies at 79
  • 1895 Harrison Millard, American composer, dies at 64
  • 1916 Friedrich Gernsheim, German composer, dies at 77
  • 1922 Arpad Szendy, Hungarian composer, dies at 59
  • 1931 Alfonso Rendano, Italian composer, dies at 78
  • 1932 Percy Fletcher, British composer, dies at 52
  • 1934 George Henschel, German-British baritone, pianist, conductor, and composer, dies at 84
  • 1945 Väinö Raitio, Finnish composer, dies at 54
  • 1951 Giuseppe Mulè, Italian composer, dies at 66
  • 1954 Peter Anders, German opera singer, dies at 46
  • 1975 Hans Swarowsky, Austrian pianist, conductor (Graz Opera, 1947-50), and educator (Vienna Music Academy, 1949-75), dies at 75
  • 1979 Stanyslav Lyudkevych, Ukranian composer, and musicologist, dies at 100
  • 1996 Ray Coleman, British author (biographies of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Brian Epstein, and Phil Collins), and music journalist (Melody Maker), dies at 59
  • 1998 Vernon Guy, American R&B and gospel singer (Cool Sounds; Sharpees), dies in a car accident at 53
  • 1999 Alfredo Kraus, Spanish bel canto operatic tenor, dies at 71
  • 2005 Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, American blues singer (Mary is Fine), dies at 81
  • 2012 Steven Springer, American guitarist, dies from lung cancer at 60
  • 2014 Oldřich František Korte, Czech composer, dies at 88
  • 2016 Knut Wiggen, Norwegian computer music pioneer and composer, dies at 89